EA has announced a new feature is coming Battlefield 2042. called Battlefield Portal, it is a customizable creative mode that allows players to create and share their own unique battles and multiplayer scenarios combining weapons, maps and vehicles from across the franchise.
However, Portal goes beyond the custom multiplayer mode settings typical of an online shooter by allowing players to mix and match elements, not just from Battlefield 2042, but from earlier titles in the series such as Battlefield 1942, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, and Battlefield 3.
Players can also use weapons, gadgets and vehicles from the different historical eras, in addition to classic factions from the previous games. Portal will feature the different multiplayer classes from those previous titles meaning you can play as Battlefield 3‘s Recon role just like you did in 2011. And of course, Battlefield 2042‘s new additions to the franchise will also be available to work with.
For example, players can create battles in which teams of soldiers are drawn from Battlefield 1942 against the futuristic army of Battlefield 2042, or a vehicle competition between classic WW2 aircraft and modern combat helicopters.
And in addition to offering Battlefield 2042new addition of cards to play with, Portals also offers six classic cards: Battlefield 1942‘s Battle Of The Bulge And El Alamein Cards, Battlefield: Bad Company 2‘s Maps of Arica Harbor and Valparaiso, and Battlefield 3Caspian Border and Noshahr Canals maps.
Dice says it will also add new content to the main adds Battlefield 2042 to Portal, so there will be plenty of new toys to play with in the custom mode as additional weapons, vehicles, and classes are added over time.
Battlefield 2042 Releases October 22 for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Xbox Series X/S, and PlayStation 5.